Presence and Communication

How can you make an impact in the boardroom and be taken seriously as a non-executive? 

With the stereotype of a non-executive being a retired, white male, women often have to work harder to see themselves and been seen as a voice of authority in the boardroom. Our support on Presence and Communication shares practical, research-based techniques to enhance your personal style as a NED (current or future!). We will help you to increase your impact, influence and confidence in the boardroom to truely reach your potential. 

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Impact and Influence Masterclass


Strong communication skills are essential to your effectiveness in the boardroom.  This half-day workshop is designed for senior managers who want to improve their impact and influence in the boardroom and/or other key strategic settings.  It is designed to give you the skills and strategies to take control of your impact, build resilience and perform effectively at this level.
The workshop is highly interactive and amongst the many exercises will include filming and reviewing each of the attendees. They are led by a former BBC presenter and experienced executive-level coach, Stephanie Hughes.


NB: This Masterclass is limited to just six participants and books well in advance. Check the full Events Calendar for future sessions with availability. 

Presenting Effectively in the Virtual World


How do you make sure you come across effectively in this new virtual world in which we find ourselves? This webinar offers practical strategies to make sure you come across effectively on the various virtual platforms we are now using for presentations, meetings and interviews. It focuses on your content, technology considerations and your deliver style when facing a computer screen rather than a real person.  

Faking it … to become YOUR 'IT’ 

Prepare to enter your first Board Role or meeting with confidence. This interactive 2-hour workshop shares how to step into your role as a non-executive with authenticity, impact and confidence, as well as banishing those negative thoughts which we all have at times. It is a practical session which offers constructive feedback in a warm, supportive environment. 

Understanding Board Papers - mini Masterclass

Do you feel daunted by accounts and audit? Are you in the dark about what to expect from a typical board pack? In this mini-Masterclass we will share with you a selection of some real charity board papers to build your confidence in understanding a board pack.

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